HOME CLINIC; Prehung Interior Doors
Prehung doors, as they are called, are carried by home centers and building supply companies. Several standard sizes and designs are made for exterior and interior ... door, the old doorway must be removed to expose the framing of the basic, or rough ...
... door requires less wall structure than for a 30-inch opening, says Salmen, saving more money in rough framing materials and labor than the cost of a larger, prehung door. Consider the universal design principles and guidelines illustrated on the ...
From dining room to bedroom in just over a weekend
I am turning a dining room into a bedroom, and I want to build an interior wall with a door. I found the prehung ... The door opening should be framed 2 inches wider than the width of the door. For example, a 30-inch door takes a 32-inch framed opening.
A neat trick for installing prehung doors
It seems to me that I could successfully hang interior prehung doors if I ... wall surface by about 1/32 of an inch. Slide shims as necessary between the jamb and the rough frame at each hinge location. Tack the door in place with additional nails and ...
Interior french doors are no job for a neophyte Do It Yourself'er
I’ve decided to install some interior French doors. Since I’m a rookie carpenter, I’m intrigued by some prehung French ... I prefer to have my rough openings at least ½-inch wider than the overall unit size of the door. The unit size is the overall ...